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November 9-10, 2021
W Chicago City Center

November 9-10, 2021
W Chicago City Center

The only event that brings together the entire private placement value chain

Hear the latest market developments and investment case studies from industry leaders and PPLI clients

The leading Private Placement Life Insurance & Variable Annuities event

PPLI and VA Forum is back and in-person

Get the latest industry insights and face-to-face meetings focused on the growing PPLI and VA marketplace.

Short sharp exciting sessions with senior decision makers. More focus on the principles of PPLI and PPVA, structuring and using IDFs vs SMAs. Exchange business cards with attendees and have those business-critical meetings.

There’s no better place to meet PPLI and VA experts and stay informed.

Who attends?

PPLI and VA attracts 200+ senior decision makers each year from the entire private placement value chain.  

Spanning brokers, insurance carriers, law firms, investment firms, wealth advisors and industry experts.

Hear from the industry leaders

PPLI and VA speakers are the thought leaders of the industry.

Stay tuned for further details on who will speak in 2021!

Hottest industry topics

  • Defining best practice in PPLI
  • The latest updates on taxation policy and changes to section 7702
  • Post-pandemic – predictions for the PPLI/VA marketplace
  • RIAs and how to generate more value for clients
  • The SMA explosion
  • Carriers and their challenges
  • Cryptocurrencies as the new IDF
  • PPLI structuring offshore

Networking made easy

After the events of the last 18 months, reconnecting face-to-face has never been more important. 

Networking is at the heart of our event. With lots of dedicated networking time and a smart matchmaking tool, it’s never been easier to start a conversation with the right person. 

Your safety is our priority

Our number one priority is bringing the PPLI and VA community back to a face-to-face event safely.

We're working with local authorities, venue partners and suppliers to continually adapt to the latest COVID-19 related guidelines.

The numbers that matter

senior PPLI & VA decision-makers attending
expert speakers
years delivering the leading event for the PPLI & VA community

Richard LeVine

Special Counsel

Withers LLP

Every major player in the industry attends this conference. This is the event to see and be seen at in the PPLI and PPVA space.

Stand out from the crowd

We'll provide you with the platform to connect with senior decision-makers.

Whether you want to get your voice heard, get your brand seen or meet the people that matter to you - we can help. Contact Ian McGuinness at or call +1-646-895-7348.

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